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Energy efficiency key to tackling global trilemma, says WEC

Improving energy efficiency is the key to balancing increasing global energy demand in an environmentally sustainable way

"Energy efficiency is at the heart of any solution for Europe and for our energy trilemma," said Maria van der Hoeven, the International Energy Agency's (IEA) executive director. The World Energy Council (WEC) said the world has entered an energy trilemma in our need to balance equity - energy access and affordability - with security and sustainability. WEC said that to tackle this trilemma effectively, the energy industry must work with governments to develop sustainable, long-term, low-carbon energy policies.  "There is a better path for developing and emerging economies than the traditional one which prioritised energy security and access, but neglected the environmental impact of indus

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